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Tuesday, April 29, 2008

warm weather hot fishing in WEIPA


Well back in Sydney after a week fishing in Weipa and what a week, Warm weather and top fishing we hit the blue water for Tuna, Queenies, Trevally and Mackerel and then head up the rivers and creeks to live bait and toss lures around the snags for Barra, Jacks, Cod and heaps of others and more bust offs than one can remember, I think the photos tell the story.

Now if this looks good to you how about joining our next trip in September I have a few spots still open so just give me a call and I give you all the details, this is one trip you will remember.
Nathan has been out on the Bay while I was away and found good numbers of fish, Trevally, Tailor and A few good size Snapper just wide from Bare island in the extreme weather that we have just had over the last week or so.
This Sunday is open and I run it as a Singles day so if any one is keen just give me a call over the next few days and we will put a day together.
Fishing school next Monday night the 5th, I have two spots still open be quick on this one, this is a full days fishing plus a night at Hunts Marine.
Regards Scotty Lyons

Monday, April 14, 2008

Still a few Kingies around

The weekend I had two fishing schools on the water, Both days we started on the Bream, Saturday found quality fish at the sticks but they had move on the Sunday morning.
Trolling over the weekend I found Salmon along the runway, not in big numbers but trolling on the light tackle for Salmon is hard to beat, caught Salmon both days.
I found the Kingies hard to find but others did well, Jim and his mate fished Trevally Alley, I should have anchored next to them as they lost a good one as I motored past and then later boated four good fish all on live baits top fishing boys.
Back at the boat ramp on Saturday another couple came in with a top catch of Flathead all taken on plastic in the Bay the fish were all between 45 to 60cms top catch.
Nathan headed out on Sunday afternoon after the storm went through and did well on Trevally at the drums and Oil Wharf, Tailor and Slimmy Mackerel, But he trolled the runway and Container wall and never turned a reel.

WEIPA IN SEPTEMBER I have four spots open, Seven days six nights fishing for Barra, Jacks Coral Trout, Trevally and Queen fish and many more.
All details are on my web site just go into fishing holidays.

FISHING BOTANY BAY OR DEEP SEA I have a few free weekend coming up in April19th and 20th and Saturday the 26th, May 3rd and 4th these are all morning trips, fish in the Bay or head off shore.
Fish hard Scotty Lyons.

Thursday, April 10, 2008


Just a few from our last trip


I have four spots that are now open for the Weipa trip in September, fish and explore this wild place with us for seven days and six nights, Live aboard and fish 24/7, I have two 4metre runabouts to explore the blue water targeting Mackerel, Trevally, Coral Trout or head up into the rivers and creeks casting live baits or lures for Barra and Jacks and a host of others.

The trip is from the 8th of September to the 14th and the cost is $2400.00 per person with all included but be quick as this will fill fast.

For all bookings and details please give me a call 0418 169 439
Regards Scotty Lyons

Monday, April 07, 2008

Salmon on the chew


This weekend had us off shore for a deep sea trip, I head north from Botany Bay and found good schools of Salmon feeding on white bait the plan was to troll past the school, Troll small skirted mcgooes proved the winner as the Salmon sucked them in every time we trolled past, These are a top little lure for Salmon, Kingies and Bonito when you are trolling the white water along the ocean rocks off Sydney, I had two Mcgooes out on each side and a small deep diver minnow straight down the middle.
After the fun on the Salmon we anchored up looking for Snapper, Trevally, Bream and found the fishing on bait a little slow only catching Sweep and one nice Morwong.
Heading back towards Botany Bay we found another school of Salmon so the boys were into them. We only kept a few for the table, top weather and great fishing, Winter time deep sea fishing will only get better and the Snapper will start soon and the Kingies will start to school on the off shore reefs.
Right at the end of the day we try Cape Banks for Kingies and scored a nice fish about 67cms that smash a live bait.

May the 5th I still have spots open $200.00 per person this includes a night at Hunts Marine plus a full day on the water I show you all you need to know to catch more fish every outing you head out on the water.

19th and 20th of April head off shore or fish the Bay for the day.
3rd and 4th of May also free.
*Off shore target Kingies around the peak, Snapper and Trevally around the reefs and Dolphin fish around the FADs, troll for Salmon and Bonito.
*Botany Bay, April is a top time of the year in the Bay, Trevally and Bream in deep water and good spinning across the flats with soft plastics for Flathead, Kingies are still around along with Tailor and Salmon.